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Baby has pale yellow colour in the eyes, blood tested shows normalcy, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   My nephew was born last friday
User :   monday
Doctor :   Congratulations on the newborn
User :   his eyes look slightly yellow in colour
User :   only one of his eyes
User :   and that eyes secrete more tears than the other one
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I understand
User :   Is this normal or anything to be concerened
Doctor :   Was the baby checked by the doctor for jaundice?
User :   My sister was in the hospital until friday and the doctor said everything is fine
User :   sorry until wednesday
Doctor :   ok
User :   the blood test was also done on wednesday
Doctor :   It is quite normal that newborns get jaundice
User :   B +ve and the report is normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It seems to me as nothing serious
Doctor :   You need not worry
Doctor :   Baby will be fine
Doctor :   Also, teary eyes in one the eyes is also quite normal
Doctor :   Is there any swelling in the eyelids?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   There seems to be no problem with the baby
Doctor :   You can be reassured on it
User :   If it is has jaundice, is it ok to wait until check up tomorrow
Doctor :   Yes sure
Doctor :   Just wipe the eyes with cotton in lukewarm water with a pinch of salt
Doctor :   Baby will be fine
Doctor :   You can wait till you meet the doctor tomorrow
User :   ok thank you doctor
Doctor :   Thank you too
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
User :   no
Doctor :   I will be available for your further queries if any
User :   I'll contact you if I have any firther queries. Thanks for now
Doctor :   Thank you, bye for now
User :   bye
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